Master of Architecture (Honors)
Healthy Materials Lab Research Fellow
Parsons Design Consultant for Urban Zen Haiti Project
Mochi Liu is a Chinese American designer, artist and craftsman. His aesthetics heavily reference both Eastern and Western cultures. His works range from origami art installation at the White House to design-build pavilion in a New York City park. He is devoted to socially responsible design and helping others explore their own creativity.
Prior to moving to New York City, Mochi Liu was employed with DiMella Shaffer, an architectural firm in Boston for four years. During this time he participated in various affordable housing, nursing home, senior housing and sustainable campus projects.
Mochi Liu received the Parsons Design Fellowship, launched by Parsons and the Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation in 2015. He worked with the artisans in Haiti and helped to create The Design, Organization, Training Center (D.O.T), a nonprofit organization that bridges Haiti’s traditional artisan techniques with the modernity and design innovation needed to succeed in today’s global marketplace.
He received a Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Planning from Southeast University in 2008 and a Master of Architecture with honors from Parsons School of Design.